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Synonyms for brake

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Synonyms for brake

an instrument or means of restraining

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Synonyms for brake

any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

large coarse fern often several feet high

an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

anything that slows or hinders a process

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stop travelling by applying a brake

cause to stop by applying the brakes

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Brake light: If the brake light on the dash illuminates it can indicate a serious issue with the braking system.
Maximum braking effectiveness occurs when sufficient brake pedal pressure is applied to almost stop wheel rotation.
The new SKD brakes feature cylindrical guide pins that transmit the tangential braking force from the brake lining to the brake housing and mounting stand.
When establish a conventional braking system braking process modeling, we should be in line with the braking force and displacement of the transfer process, and then analyze.
Air in the brake lines will compress, which does anything from making brakes "spongy" and braking action unpredictable, to not work at all.
To solve these problems, based on the dynamic system of wheel motor electric vehicle, this paper project the energy regenerative braking feedback lockup braking-driving integrated system for electric vehicles.
This can happen under stop-start conditions, heavy braking or towing.
The action of braking compresses the brake fluid, which causes the brake callipers or cylinders to apply pressure on the brake discs or drums to slow you down.
Load wheel brakes provide additional braking force for applications with increased load and speed capacity.
Coventry-based Dunlop Aerospace Braking Systems is using a major European aviation conference to inform airlines how to optimise their aircraft brake wear to generate significant cost savings - and see even greater financial benefits from the use of carbon pads.
The next breakthroughs in automotive safety will come in the realm of active safety features, most notably automatic emergency braking, vehicle-to-vehicle communication and using electronics to optimize the effectiveness of passive safety systems to limit occupant injuries.
All Nippon Airways, which launched the 787 program with an order for 50, has chosen the industry's first commercial electric braking system, Goodrich announced yesterday.
Defective brake pads can pose a serious safety hazard by leading to degraded braking capability, wheel lock-up, loss of control, or an accident things you want to prevent!
Since we fly a Viper with a respectably high approach speed, it's worth discussing runway touchdown aim points, because how much runway you have left after touchdown, along with runway conditions, will determine how heavy your braking needs to be.